The federal government has reached agreement with one of Alaska's largest shipping companies, providing a conditional waiver for new fuel standards while Totem Ocean Trailer Express, or TOTE, converts its ships to a cleaner-burning fuel.
An F-22 Raptor ripped through the air above the packed grounds of Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson as thousands gaped, awed and took photos of the zooming aircraft at the Arctic Thunder air show in Anchorage July 28.
More than a half-century after getting started in the air taxi business, PenAir wants to stop service to small villages and towns in Bush Alaska and focus instead on larger hub communities, a company official said Thursday.
On July 13, the State of Alaska filed a lawsuit to challenge new fuel requirements for ocean-going vessels plying the West Coast shipping lanes that took effect Aug. 1. The new standards imposed by the Environmental Protection Agency will raise the cost of everything that crosses our docks by at least 8 percent initially, and even further by 2015 when stricter standards kick in.
New regulations are set to take effect in Alaska that will allow transgender drivers to change the sex designation on their drivers' licenses.
The Mat-Su Borough's once-prized ferry boat was finished months ago but it remains docked hundreds of miles away near Ketchikan. Now the Borough Assembly is actively debating what to do with the unique and expensive ship.
The parent of Alaska Airlines said Thursday that second-quarter profit more than doubled with the help of full airplanes and higher fares.
The state of Alaska has filed suit in federal court to block the Aug. 1 imposition of strict emissions limits on marine shipping from the U.S. west coast to Alaska.
The State of Alaska received welcome news at the end of June when Congress agreed on a two-year surface transportation bill that largely preserved annual federal funds for the Alaska Railroad Corp.
The Coast Guard has officially launched aviation operations here, the northernmost city in the United States.